Admissions

FAQ's

 
When will we be notified of admissions decisions?
In coordination with other Los Angeles independent schools, decisions will be emailed March 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Parents are asked to share their enrollment decisions with schools by March 20, 2023.
 
How old does my child need to be to apply?
Typically, applicants to Transitional Kindergarten will turn five between July 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023 and applicants to Kindergarten will turn five between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023. However, we recognize that every child is unique, and these birthdate ranges are not the only determination of correct placement. There are no specific age requirements for grades one through six.
 
How old is Village School?
We are celebrating our 45th anniversary during the 2022-23 school year.
 
How many students do you have?
Village School has 290 students in grades TK-6.
 
What is the average class size?
TK and Kindergarten classes average 14 students.  Grades one-six average 20 students.
 
What is the student/teacher ratio?
1:6.5
 
What are school hours?
School runs from 8:00-3:00 for all grades TK-6.
 
What about after school?
Village has both an after-care program until 5:00 and various optional after school enrichment activities including competitive athletic teams, sports, arts, STEAM, and clubs ranging from chess to Harry Potter. These programs are available for additional fees. For more information, please click here.
 
Do you have a bus?
Yes! Village provides complimentary bus service, which is utilized by approximately half of our students. We have eight bus routes servicing multiple West Los Angeles neighborhoods including Santa Monica, Westwood, Brentwood and Pacific Palisades and neighboring cities including Mar Vista, Westchester, Inglewood and the South Bay.
 
What is the ratio of male to female teachers?
1:2
 
How many students self-identify as a person of color?
27%
 
How many faculty members self-identify as a person of color?
44%
 
What is the tuition?
Tuition for 2022-23 is $36,126 for all grade levels.
 
Is Tuition Assistance available?
Yes. Tuition Assistance is awarded on the basis of demonstrated need.  There is a separate process to apply for tuition assistance. Please click here for more information.
 
Where do your students go after Village?
We are enormously proud of our graduates and the success they have found in middle and high school!  We take great care to help our families find the right fit for secondary school. Our graduates currently attend:
Archer School for Girls
Brentwood School
Campbell Hall School
Crossroads School
Geffen Academy
Harvard-Westlake School
Marlborough School
New Roads School
Viewpoint School
Wildwood School
Willows Community School
Windward School  

College and universities Village alumni currently attend include:
Boston College
Boston University
Brown University
Cal Poly Pomona
Colgate University
Cornell University
Oberlin College
NYU
Stanford University
Syracuse University
The New School
Tulane University
UC Berkeley
University of Chicago
University of Colorado
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
USC
University of Wisconsin
Washington University in St. Louis